TWiV 102: Catch me if you can in Munich

10 October 2010

Hosts: Vincent Racaniello, Andrew BakerKarl-Klaus ConzelmannPeter Palese, and Katharina Eisenächer

Episode #102 of the podcast This Week in Virology is a conversation about the RNA sensor RIG-I, adenovirus gene therapy, a universal influenza vaccine, and rabies virus, recorded in Munich, Germany at the SFB455 symposium ‘Viral offense and immune defense’.

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  • gsgs

    but there is no bird-reservoir for mammalean flu-A either, no H3N2,H1N1,equine H3N8.

    So these can theoretically be eradicated too (by vaccination?).

    But other strains of flu-A (H5N1,H9N2,H7..)may emerge from birds in future…

    H3N2, if eradicated in humans,swine is unlikely to emerge and

    transfer from birds again (IMO)

  • Teeny

    I did an internship in Munich.. gorgeous little city isn't it, so quaint. :)